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Perry King

1948-04-30 Alliance, Ohio, U.S.

Image of Perry King


Perry King, born Perry Firestone King, made his film debut, aged around 23, in the 1972 film Slaughterhouse-Five. In 1975, he portrayed Hammond Maxwell in the exploitation film Mandingo. Since the 1970s, he has appeared in dozens of feature films, television series and television movies. He auditioned for the role of Han Solo in Star Wars, but the role ultimately went to Harrison Ford. However, he played the character in the radio adaptations of Star Wars and both its sequels. In 1984, King was nominated for a Golden Globe award for his role in the TV movie The Hasty Heart. That same year, he landed the role of Cody Allen on the series Riptide. In 1993, he starred in the television adaptation of Sidney Sheldon's novel A Stranger in the Mirror, which is a roman à clef on Groucho Marx. In 1995, he portrayed the role of Hayley Armstrong on Melrose Place. He also appeared as Richard Williams in the NBC TV series Titans with Yasmine Bleeth in 2000 and as the President of the United States in the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow. King has made guest appearances on TV shows including Spin City, Will & Grace, Eve, and Cold Case.


My Saga Himself 2018-06-13
The Divide Sam Kincaid 2018-01-01
Hatfields and Mccoys: Bad Blood Ran'l McCoy 2012-06-05
Framed for Murder Jason 2007-03-18
Home for the Holidays Cooper 2005-12-15
The Perfect Neighbor William Costigan 2005-09-13
The Day After Tomorrow President Blake 2004-05-26
Stranger at the Door Greg Norris 2004-06-21
Another pretty face 2002-06-20
The Perfect Wife Dr. Robert Steward 2001-05-21
Her Married Lover Richard Mannhart 1999-10-07
The Adventures of Ragtime Jerry Blue 1998-01-01
The Cowboy and the Movie Star Clint Barran 1998-06-07
Hijacked: Flight 285 Frank Leyton 1996-02-04
Face of Evil Russell Polk 1996-04-09
Good King Wenceslas Tunna 1994-11-26
She Led Two Lives Jeffrey Madison 1994-11-20
A Stranger in the Mirror Toby Temple 1993-10-24
Jericho Fever Michael Whitney 1993-12-16
A Cry in the Night Erich 1992-09-17
Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story Mark 1992-03-26
Switch Steve Brooks 1991-05-10
Kaleidoscope John Chapman 1990-10-15
The Man Who Lived at the Ritz Philip Weber 1989-06-23
Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer Herbert 'Peter' Pulitzer 1989-01-01
Disaster at Silo 7 Maj. Hicks 1988-11-27
Shakedown on the Sunset Strip Charles Stoker 1988-04-22
Perfect People Ken Laxton 1988-02-29
Stranded Nick MacKenzie 1986-09-22
Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues John Macy 1984-04-23
The Hasty Heart Yank 1983-12-01
Class of 1984 Andrew Norris 1982-08-20
The Clairvoyant Paul 'Mac' McCormack 1982-10-24
City in Fear Lt. John Armstrong 1980-03-30
Search and Destroy Kip Moore 1979-07-05
The Cracker Factory Dr. Edwin Alexander 1979-03-16
Love's Savage Fury Col. Zachary Willis 1979-05-20
A Different Story Albert Walreavens 1978-05-10
The Choirboys Baxter Slate 1977-12-23
Bad L.T. 1977-05-04
Lipstick Steve Edison 1976-04-02
Mandingo Hammond Maxwell 1975-06-06
The Wild Party Dale Sword 1975-03-01
The Lords of Flatbush Chico Tyrell 1974-05-01
Deadly Visitor 1973-07-03
The Possession of Joel Delaney Joel Delaney 1972-05-24
Big Truck and Sister Clare 1972-01-01
Slaughterhouse-Five Robert Pilgrim 1972-03-15
Eyewitness Sheriff Lee Decker